Category: Processes

What is Tempering?

Tempering is a heat treatment process that alters the mechanical properties (typically ductility and hardness) and relieves internal stresses of a steel.

What Is Annealing

While the chemical composition of a metal determines much of the mechanical properties, many metals can have their mechanical properties altered through heat treatment.

What Is Galvanneal?

Sacrificial coatings are an excellent way to protect an underlying base material from the effects of corrosion.

How To Cut Metal

While metal is generally hard and tough, it is still able to be cut by several different processes.

Welding Galvanized Steel

Welding galvanized steel has gotten a bad reputation over the years (rightfully so) as the fumes produced during welding can be incredibly dangerous to the welder’s health.

The Difference Between Blanchard Grinding and Precision Grinding

Grinding is a machining process that uses an abrasive to bring a material to its desired dimensions and surface finish.

How Is Wire Mesh Made?

What is Wire Mesh? Wire mesh is a common type of metal screen consisting of parallel rows and intersecting columns of wire.

What Is Turned, Ground and Polished?

Metal shafts used in high-speed applications require a large amount of precision.